KSA president to serve on global sports federation

2017-06-08 06:01
 Photo: suppliedJoining hand (from left) Sameera Aziz (Executive board member), BN Patel (secretary general GSF), Sonny Pillay Hanshi and Nancy de Sousa (Manguang Chamber of Commerce president) and Industry.

Photo: suppliedJoining hand (from left) Sameera Aziz (Executive board member), BN Patel (secretary general GSF), Sonny Pillay Hanshi and Nancy de Sousa (Manguang Chamber of Commerce president) and Industry.

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THE president of KSA, Sonny Pillay Hanshi, was invited as a keynote speaker to deliver a paper on the importance of sport for youth development, hosted by the Manguang Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Bloemfontein recently.

The karate legend received rousing applause at the conclusion of his presentation titled “Sport an excellent catalyst to shape the youth of today around the globe”.

“It was a great honour and a rare privilege for me to have been invited to highlight the power of sport in terms of youth development to an August gathering led by the secretary general of the Global trust federation BN Patel from India. Moreover, I remain elated as the GSP is an organ of the UN.”

At the conclusion of the event SA karate legend Pillay Hanshi was invited to serve as chairman of the martial arts component within the Global Sports Federation by the senior leadership of the GSF.

“I am delighted to be able to serve this powerful body GSF. who are backed by the UN as their immediate goal is to establish a Sports university primarily to cater for the less fortunate communities amongst others in my view a worthy cause indeed,” said Pillay Hanshi , who serves as the president of Karate South Africa.

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